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Mike is a writer and videographer based in Lexington, KY. Follow Mike on Twitter and Google+.
Heidi Klum Goes Topless in Mexico Heidi Klum Goes Topless in Mexico

German supermodel Heidi Klum was recently spotted on a beach in Tulum, Mexico while vacationing with her latest boyfriend, 27-year-old Vito Schnabel. Klum, 40, has been dating Schnabel, a New York art dealer, since February, and took a topless dip …

Portland Shootout Leaves K-9 Dead, Officer Wounded Portland Shootout Leaves K-9 Dead, Officer Wounded

A police dog sent after a robbery suspect was killed during a shootout in Portland, Oregon Wednesday morning, and the K-9 unit handler was wounded. The incident began after police observed three men exiting a uniform shop, which lead to …

Juan Gabriel Resting in Las Vegas ICU Juan Gabriel Resting in Las Vegas ICU

Iconic Mexican singer Juan Gabriel was rushed to a Las Vegas intensive care unit Monday after waking up with a fever and congestion. Gabriel, 64, was diagnosed with pneumonia, and has cancelled three dates of his “Volver” tour, according to …

Nevada Cattle Released to Cliven Bundy by Feds Nevada Cattle Released to Cliven Bundy by Feds

Federal land managers explained that “escalating tensions” forced the release of roughly 400 head of cattle that had been corralled on public land in southern Nevada. The cows belonged to rancher Cliven Bundy, who had refused to relent to federal …

Chile Wildfire Kills 16, Burns 500 Homes Chile Wildfire Kills 16, Burns 500 Homes

A major wildfire is sweeping through the Pacific coastal city of Valparaiso, Chile which has so far left 16 dead and has consumed at least 500 homes. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said early Sunday that over 1,200 firefighters are at …

Coachella 2014 Reunites OutKast, Blows up Twitter Coachella 2014 Reunites OutKast, Blows up Twitter

The annual two-weekend, three-day Coachella Festival features 184 artists this year, with headlining acts including a reunited OutKast performing on Friday, Muse headlining the Saturday shows, and Arcade Fire set to close out Sunday nights. The 2014 festival also features …

Snowy Owls Drifting Deeper South Snowy Owls Drifting Deeper South

The snowy owl, typically a resident of the Arctic, has been delving further south as of late, and has been spotted in parts of the New England region of the northeastern United States. The wayward owls have come south due …

Zumwalt Warship Christened by US Navy Zumwalt Warship Christened by US Navy

The United States Navy christened its new stealth destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine on Saturday. The $3.3 billion, 610-foot-long battleship is the largest and most technologically advanced destroyer in naval history. Anne Zumwalt and …

Squirrel Causes $300K in Damages in Indy Squirrel Causes $300K in Damages in Indy

A defiant squirrel managed to cause roughly $300K in damages to a new Fort Wayne, Indiana community center that is scheduled to open in June. The small rodent infiltrated the electrical system of the newly renovated athletics complex at McMillen …

Stiletto Shoe Killer Gets Life in Prison Stiletto Shoe Killer Gets Life in Prison

A Houston, Texas woman convicted of stabbing her boyfriend to death with a 5.5 inch blue suede stiletto shoe was sentenced to life imprisonment on Friday. Ana Trujillio, 45, cried as a judge upheld the jury’s decision, and commented, “I …

Mitch Kupchak Contract Extended as Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak Contract Extended as Lakers GM

Mitch Kupchak, general manager of the Los Angeles Lakers, has agreed to a multi-year contract extension, which was revealed during a 145-130 loss to the Houston Rockets Tuesday night. Kupchak had one year remaining on his previous contract with the …

Michigan Doctor’s Body Found in Indiana Lake Michigan Doctor’s Body Found in Indiana Lake

A woman’s body was recovered from a northwestern Indiana lake Sunday, and has now been identified as that of missing Michigan doctor Teleka Patrick. The cause of death is still pending further investigation, though an autopsy revealed no signs of …

Cameron Diaz Movie Wins a PG-13 Rating in Appeal Cameron Diaz Movie Wins a PG-13 Rating in Appeal

The Classification and Ratings Administration (CARA) of the Motion Picture Association of America has just granted the new Cameron Diaz romantic comedy The Other Woman a PG-13 rating. The film was originally labelled as R-rated for sexual content, but the …

New Mexico Helicopter Crash Injures Pilot New Mexico Helicopter Crash Injures Pilot

The pilot of a medivac helicopter was injured after crash landing on the roof of University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque Wednesday at around 6 p.m. Two other medical personnel were on board, but were unhurt. The pilot’s injuries …

Samoa Pink Eye Outbreak Extends School Closings Samoa Pink Eye Outbreak Extends School Closings

An outbreak of conjunctivitis, more commonly known as pink eye, has prompted the South Pacific U.S. unincorporated territory of American Samoa to keep most of its schools closed through the week. At least 2,400 students and teachers have contracted the …

Habanero Peppers Close Down Colorado School Habanero Peppers Close Down Colorado School

An unknown substance initially designated as a “toxic irritant” forced the evacuation of Jefferson County Open School in Lakewood, Colorado Monday. Students had come in from recess complaining of eye and skin irritation. After a school-wide evacuation on Monday, the …

Shoe Stabbing Murder Suspect Found Guilty Shoe Stabbing Murder Suspect Found Guilty

The jury trial of a Houston, Texas woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death with a stiletto heel in June reached a guilty verdict Tuesday. Ana Trujillo, 45, who stabbed Alf Stefan Andersson, 59, at least 25 times in …

Kauai Stranded Hikers Rescued on Kalalau Trail Kauai Stranded Hikers Rescued on Kalalau Trail

Fast-moving high water in a stream along the Kalalau Trail on the Hawaiian island of Kauai stranded 121 hikers from Hanakapi’ai Beach on Sunday. The Kauai Fire Department was able to launch a rescue, and completed evacuating the tourists Monday …

‘Game of Thrones’ Premiere Breaks Piracy Record ‘Game of Thrones’ Premiere Breaks Piracy Record

When the season four premiere of HBO’s fantasy-drama series Game of Thrones aired on Sunday night, a record 6.6 million viewers tuned in legally. Another million-plus viewers pirated the episode, setting another record. Jeff Bewkes, CEO of Time Warner, which …

‘Bates Motel’ Renewed for a Third Season ‘Bates Motel’ Renewed for a Third Season

According to A&E Network executive vice president and general manager David McKillop, the original drama-thriller series Bates Motel has been renewed for a third season. Production of ten new episodes, which are produced by Universal Television, will commence in the …

Star Wars: Episode VII Filming Begins Star Wars: Episode VII Filming Begins

It has just been confirmed by Alan Horn that the filming of Star Wars: Episode VII is now underway. Horn, chairman of Disney Studios, was vague about where production is taking place and how long crews have been shooting, though …

Jeffrey Dahmer’s Childhood Home for Sale Jeffrey Dahmer’s Childhood Home for Sale

The boyhood home of notorious serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer is on the market in Northern Ohio for $295,000. The Dahmer family moved into the house in 1968, when Jeffrey was eight. A decade later, Dahmer lured a hitchhiker …

Atlanta Archbishop Selling Mansion Atlanta Archbishop Selling Mansion

Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory said Saturday that he’ll move out of his $2.2 million mansion and place it on the market in early May, after coming under harsh criticism for building such opulent digs. Gregory said he’ll contribute the funds …

James Franco Apologizes for Scamming on Teen James Franco Apologizes for Scamming on Teen

During a guest appearance Friday on Live With Kelly & Michael, actor James Franco addressed the controversy surrounding his attempt at a digital dalliance via Instagram with a 17-year-old female. The incident occurred after Scottish tourist Lucy Cloude was standing …